If the central bank can act as a lender of last resort during a banking panic, banks can - 3574

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If the central bank can act as a lender of last resort during a banking panic, banks can

A.   call in their loans to their customers and eventually restore the public's faith in the banking system.

B.   encourage the public to borrow directly from the central bank, and this will worsen the banking panic.

C.   satisfy customer withdrawal needs and eventually restore the public's faith in the banking system.

D.   borrow more and more money from the central bank, and this will lower its reserves and decrease the public's faith in the banking system.

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If the central bank can act as a lender of last resort during a banking panic, banks can